HX5 Cyber Security / Information Assurance (IA) Lead in United States


Cyber Security / Information Assurance (IA) Lead


Huntsville, AL

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Cyber Security / Information Assurance (IA) Lead

Huntsville, Alabama

HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing, small business with over 500 employees located across the US.

HX5 is seeking a Cyber Security / Information Assurance (IA) Lead capable of leading all aspects of engineering activities across the Advanced Research Center program including planning, integration, development, and network testing. This person will lead all network test support activities to include strategic and deliberate planning. They will develop, plan, coordinate and integrate systems-related requirements to support operational needs.

HX5 is seeking a qualified Cyber Security / Information Assurance Lead in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Cyber Security / Information Assurance (IA) Lead will:

  • Lead and manage the implementation of required network security to properly safeguard all computer systems, network, and data in accordance with current policies and regulations.

  • Assess the security risks of IT systems, network, and software applications and document them in formal security and risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the MDA Designated Accrediting Authority and Certification Authority process.

  • Drive cyber strategy and provides insight into all policy and technical decisions.

  • Oversee the implementation of DoDD 8530.1, DoDD 8500.2, DoDI 8510.1, DoDI 8510.01, Risk Management Framework, and other applicable NIST and CNSS IA directives, instructions, guidelines to include interfacing with the MDA Information Assurance management and case managers.

  • Proficient in the use/working knowledge of Unix, Linux, Windows, Python, Visual Basic, and Bash

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field

  • Must have 9-15 years related work experience

  • Must have IA certification IAW DoD Instruction 8570.01M required

*Must have a TOP SECRET security clearance

**Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a US government background investigation

HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off

HX5 is an Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.